Research Assistant

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TRP Research LTD
£18,000-£21,000 pro rata
06 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

TRP Research has an opportunity for a Research Assistant to join the team based in Taunton. The successful candidate will join us on a part time permanent basis and will receive a salary of £18-£21K (full time equivalent) + benefits, depending on experience. Hours of work are 24hrs per week, additional hours may be required, to include 8:30am - 12:30pm Saturday and 8:30am - 12:30pm Sunday, and two days during the week.

TRP Research Ltd is an independent supplier of media measurement, reporting and analysis. We work with broadcasters, programme makers, distributors, government departments, sports organisations, industry bodies and others.

A vacancy has now arisen for a Research Assistant in our Automation team.


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join a small, busy team which is an integral part of a rapidly growing and successful company. The Automation team builds and manages processes for the rest of the business to assist in the creation of reporting or processing of data. It aims to improve efficiency and accuracy across the Business. The processes involved range from fully automated, to custom built for the wider team to use in order to produce reports themselves.

The role involves managing these processes, ensuring they complete and that reporting is delivered on weekends when there is a reduced workforce in the office. You will liaise with the technical members of the team as well as internal and external clients.


Specifically in this role you will be responsible for:

- Monitoring processes that:

- Provide regular reporting to major broadcasters

- Process data for the wider team

- Meeting time pressured deadlines

- Answering client queries by email and phone

- New series / programme coding

- Updating and reporting on automator performance records (Excel)

- Liaising with members of the business at all levels


We're looking for someone who has:

- Client/customer service experience

- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes - in particular Excel and VBA

- Good written and verbal communication

- Experience prioritising workload and managing deadlines

- Experience of working effectively within a wider team

Ideally, we're also looking for applicants who have:

- Been educated to degree level

- An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes - in particular Excel and VBA

- Experience working with data


We're also looking for applicants who:

- Are quick learners

- Are proactive

- Are able to use their initiative

- Are organised and methodical

- Have good attention to detail

- Are able to work independently

- Are calm under pressure

Closing date: Wednesday 27th September, 2017

Please no CVs.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.

TRP Research Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.